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Designing Embedded Hardware
4.18
it was amazing
A common joke:

The 3 most dangerous things against your completing your project:

1. A Programmer with a soldering iron.
2. A Manager who programs.
3. A Us
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Jun 15, 2008
 
Motor Control Electronics Handbook
4.00
did not like it
If you're looking for a good book on SVM, BLAC/DC motors and what-not, this is NOT the book to get. There's hardly any theory or practical information ...more
not set
Jun 15, 2008
 
How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life
4.10
it was ok
I had to suffer through 256 pages to read only 10 comics.

Woof.
Dec 08, 2013
Jan 01, 2014
 
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
4.25
it was amazing
BEST. BOOK. EVER.

I want to leave it there, but I just can't.

One-line summary: A bunch of statistics-nerds and has-beens quietly revolutionize the spor
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Dec 2006
Jan 19, 2008
 
Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories, Volume I
4.46
really liked it
I picked up this book and the second volume in an airport bookshop because I had a 12-hour flight coming up.

It's a classic, the cast of CSI has got no
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Jun 15, 2008
 
The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve
4.28
it was amazing
Amerika! Karl Marx never saw this one coming...

Who loves the Federal Reserve? Do you know what it is and how it works?

Read about the greatest bank hei
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Jan 19, 2008
 
The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxset (The Hunger Games, #1-3)
4.48
did not like it
Man, I hate these movies!!!
Dec 31, 2012
Jan 01, 2014
 
Building Embedded Linux Systems
3.80
really liked it
This is the best book I've found on embedded development. It covers everything and all that you'll need to do for getting a real product done.

Thank th
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Jun 15, 2008
 
Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2005
3.21
it was ok
Like almost all "huge" programming books, it contains 50% useful information and 50% filler.

If you are a total beginner, then this is a good book to s
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Jun 15, 2008
 
War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America's Most Decorated Soldier
4.29
really liked it
This guy speaks the truth, the bankers and Wall Street run our country. The best thing you can get from this book is, "who benefits from war the most? ...more
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Jun 15, 2008
 
The Revolution: A Manifesto
4.13
really liked it
Ok, we've all seen this guy at least once. The news making fun of him, saying he can't win, we should vote for a war monger from the R or D parties, & ...more
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Jun 15, 2008
 
Economics in One Lesson
4.21
it was amazing
Clear, concise, and helps you see the "forest through the trees." Beginning with a simple lesson, it covers many examples reinforcing the underlying p ...more
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Aug 05, 2008
 
Fight Club
4.20
liked it
Inside somebody's mind, each chapter creeping closer to the truth.

This book isn't bad but for me, it didn't live up to the hype. It's about the same a
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Jul 26, 2009
 
The Hub: Dangerous Territory (The Hub)
3.99
liked it
I read this book online to find out what's a 'machman' from the Gary Newman song "Down in the Park."

I must have read about the wrong machmen because t
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Oct 11, 2009
 
The Complete Sherlock Holmes
4.50
liked it
I'm giving it 3 stars, but the stories in this novel don't hold up when compared with Doyles earlier works.

He also becomes annoyingly patriotic in his
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Jun 15, 2008
 
I, Robot (Robot, #0.1)
4.18
liked it
I bought and read the book after watching the movie version with Will Smith.

This book has no relation to the movie whatsoever, and quite honestly, I c
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May 2004
Jan 19, 2008
 
Forrest Gump (Forrest Gump, #1)
4.06
it was amazing
Ever want to know what it is to read the thoughts of a half-wit?

Prepare to laugh your ass off with this book. People were looking at me like a crazy-m
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Nov 2007
Jan 19, 2008
 
All Quiet on the Western Front
3.94
it was amazing
The original and ultimate anti-war book! This book set the tone for the rest of the century. Beautifully written but incredibly sad. Don't read it whe ...more
Jan 1999
Jan 19, 2008
 
Thinking as a Science
4.01
it was ok
Nothing really useful in the book and I didn't really get any kind of point the author was trying to make.

But atleast it's an example of how people us
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Jul 26, 2009
 
C++ Primer
4.17
it was amazing
This is a pretty good C++ book. Covers everything. I can't really speak any more intelligently on this subject!

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Jun 15, 2008
 
Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape
3.74
it was amazing
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Jan 01, 2014
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